7 beautiful outdoor operas around the world

These unusual venues will turn anyone into an opera fan.

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Concert fans gather in the plaza before a performance of the Israeli Opera. Concert fans gather in the plaza before a performance of the Israeli Opera. (Photo: The Israeli Opera)

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Music to our ears

When we think of summer, we often think of baseball games, parades, amusement parks and other fun outdoor activities. Well, we have one more thing to add to your must-do list. During the summer, many operas around the globe go casual, offering scenic non-traditional venues as a backdrop to get a whole new generation interested in the musical genre. So even if you can't tell the difference between the barber of Seville and the barber down the block, these seven sites will have you singing like a soprano.

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